Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan

March 2015 - Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan Making (adoption)

On Wednesday 18th March 2015 Mid Sussex District Council resolved to ‘make’ the Ardingly Neighbourhood Development Plan. The Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan has been formally ‘made’ as of 19th March 2015.

The Ardingly Neighbourhood Development Plan and accompanying Documents including the Environmental Report and the Neighbourhood Plan Regulation 20 Adoption Statement can be inspected, free of charge at the principal office of Mid Sussex District Council in Haywards Heath during normal office hours and are additionally available for inspection below:

January 2015 - Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan

Information Statement

On the 12th January 2015 Mid Sussex District Council formally accepted the Recommendations of the Independent Examiner for the Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan. This decision enables a Referendum to take place on the Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan.

A neighbourhood planning referendum will be held for the Ardingly Neighbourhood Development Plan 2011-2031 on Thursday 05th March 2015. The question asked in the referendum will be:

“Do you want Mid Sussex District Council to use the neighbourhood plan for Ardingly to help it decide planning applications in the neighbourhood area?”

The referendum area and the area covered by the neighbourhood plan is the Parish area of Ardingly.

Ardingly parish map

The Referendum expenses limit that applied in relation to the Referendum was £2438.75.

The number of persons entitled to vote in the Referendum by reference to which the limit has been calculated is 1,301.

The Referendum was conducted in accordance with procedures which are similar to those used at local government elections.

The Specified Documents are:

These documents can also be viewed at:

Mid Sussex District Council
Oaklands Road
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 1SS

Ardingly Parish Council
Hapstead Hall
13 High Street
West Sussex
RH17 6TB

November 2014 - Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan Examination Report

On the 3rd November 2014 Mid Sussex District Council received the Independent Examiner's report on the Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan. The report concludes that with a few minor modifications the Plan should proceed to referendum. The Examiner's report is available to view below:

Ardingly Examiner's Report

A summary of representations made on the Ardingly Neighbourhood Plan is available in the Ardingly Summary of Representations (pdf, 480kb)

Other submitted documents